Raynell Wallace

    Raynell Denton Orton Wallace, 85, of Murphy, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at her residence.
    Raynell was the daughter of the late Joe and Nora Gladson Denton. She was an active member of Hopewell Baptist Church.
    Raynell enjoyed Senior Citizens Pantry and woodcarving. She was an avid traveler, having traveled all 50 states, Australia, New Zealand and the Holy Lands.
    Raynell was preceded in death by her first husband, Howard Orton; her second husband, Harry Wallace; and sister, Betty Jean Simonds.
    Surviving are her daughter, Marsha Stiles and husband Terry of Marble, and sons, Steve Orton and wife Karla and Jody Orton, all of Murphy; sister, Carolyn Yvonne Anderson of Ellijay, Ga.; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. The Rev. Bill Maughan and her grandson, the Rev. Zachary Orton, officiated. Burial followed in Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Brian Stiles, Zachary Orton, Rogan Orton, Jared Orton and Greg Anderson.
    The family received friends from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at Townson-Rose Funeral Home.
    You may send tributes to the family at www.townson-rose.com.
    Townson-Rose Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.

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